Eucalyptus camaldulensis

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Taxonomy
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Eucalyptus
Species: camaldulensis
Scientific Name
Eucalyptus camaldulensis
Dehnhardt
Common Names

river redgum

Overview

Appearance
The River redgum, Eucalyptus camaldulensis, is a tree that can grow up to 148 ft. (45 m) tall. Its main identifier is the bark that the tree produces. It has smooth bark, ranging in color from white, grey, and brown.
Foliage
The tree has a large, dense crown of leaves. The base of the bole can be covered with rough, reddish-brown bark. The leaf also contains several to many oil-producing glands in the un-veined areas of the leaf.
Flowers
Flowering occurs from late spring to mid summer. The flowers appears as a creamy white or yellow, fluffy texture.
Fruit
The seeds are a pea-like capsule that contains tiny seeds.
Ecological Threat
Eucalyptus camaldulensis is fast growing tree that is commonly used for firewood. Many people have discovered the tree’s rapid growth and prefer to plant it instead of native trees. This tree can be found along water ways and other wetlands. It is native to Australia.

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